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BT Telecom Tower - technical visit


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An exclusive behind the scenes visit to one of London's iconic landmarks.

Date and Time

19 April 2013 - 13:30-16:00


London, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Multimedia Communications TPN.

About this event

You are invited to join the IET Multimedia Communications Network for an exclusive behind the scenes visit to one of London’s iconic landmarks

The British Telecom Communication Tower in London's West End was the first purpose-built tower to transmit high frequency radio waves, and it serves as a functional telecommunications centre designed to relay broadcast, Internet and telephone information around the world.

Costing £2 million to construct, the 189m (620ft) cylindrical tall tower is made from 13,000 tonnes of concrete, steel and glass, and at the time of official opening (1966) was the tallest building in London.


13:30: Start

16:00: Close

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This technical visit is organised by IET Multimedia Communications Network.

Registration information

Places are limited to 25 persons. 

Advance registration is mandatory. Due to security restrictions there will be no ‘on the day’ registration allowed.

Registration opens on Monday 25 March 08:00 and closes on Wednesday 03 April at Midnight.

Successful registrants will be required to bring a passport or photo driving licence on the day for security purposes and should wear strong footwear as there will be a lot of walking around the venue.


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